A stunning location on a beautiful island. The stay I had at The Captains Rest made my holiday. After a dip in the hot tub and then a sauna I had the best night sleep ever. To wake up to that view too, breathtaking. Thank you Vivienne and family for creating a beautiful home with all the extras, will definitely be back x
Tim & Family
Just a quick note to say thank you for making our stay in Skye so enjoyable. The house was perfect and everything we needed was there. It's a wonderful house and the location is amazing. We loved gazing out at the views - both from the house and the hot tub. The information you provided in the Welcome Pack was great and very easy to use and follow - we used your itinerary suggestions a lot for days out and walks, etc. The boat trip with SeaSkye was excellent, and we also ordered a meal from Connor, which was delicious. Our journey back yesterday was long but smooth. Hope to come back and visit again some time - would be great to come again when things are back to normal! Thanks again and very best wishes,
Deborah, Aron and Family
We had the most wonderful week at the Captain's rest on Skye for our family holiday. Vivienne and Neil are lovely people and truly perfect hosts and the Captain's rest is a beautiful and comfortable house with lots of extras - the hot tub and the sauna in particular were the perfect way to wind down from a day of walking the incredible landscape on Skye. The views are incredible and we enjoyed sitting and watching the view. The house is fitted out in total luxury with everything you might need for your stay and lots of extras! It is obvious that the house has been furnished with so much care and attention, a true labour of love. Vivienne also left us lots of goodies in the kitchen for us and the kids. We were very well taken care of. The information they provide about the house and the area was really useful as its electronic so we could have a good read on our way up and we took many of the recommendations for things to do and places to eat. We will definitely be back.
Our family of four absolutely loved our time at Captain's Rest. The house is immaculate and the view incredible. We spent many hours enjoying the view and watching the weather change. Vivienne is a great host and thought of everything and a bit more. Thoroughly recommend staying here and good value for money in our opinion.
Sarah & Rob
By far the best place we’ve ever stayed whilst self catering. The cottage is idyllic, perfectly designed, beautifully styled and the view is just WOW!! Everything within Captain’s Rest has been so well thought through, from the flask and picnic bag for days out, log burner all ready to be lit, ice ready in the freezer, books relating to Skye and kilted yoga ☺️, candles, cocktail maker, hot water bottles (sometimes needed in a Skye summer!), plenty of dishwasher tabs, loo roll, bin liners and laundry tabs (to mention just a few examples). All these things made our stay so easy. The welcome pack was amazing. Perfect for arriving after a super long journey. You needn’t require to go to the shop before arrival. The a long soak in the hot tub was just the ticket too! It felt very luxurious staying there and it was very difficult to leave 😂 Needless to say we’d already booked our return before we left!
Gail & Joe Thomas
We arrived at The Captains Rest after a long journey and were presented with the most beautiful holiday home nestled in an idyllic setting. The hosts had stocked the house with a range of provisions; lovely Skye pies, breakfast foods and all the basics, delicious Misty Isle Gin ( and ice on the freezer). The weather on our first night was fortunate we enjoyed wonderful views of a full moon whilst enjoying the prepared glow from the log burner. The information provided before our holiday was comprehensive and very helpful and appreciated, it made our stay stress free and relaxing. The views from the house made our holiday, especially in the morning s perfect way to start the day. We visited many of the recommended trips out and enjoyed eating at lovely restaurant's. The local shop in Dunvegan is well stocked and staff were very helpful. The hot tub and sauna was a perfect way to wind down, I have never slept so well ( it might have been the gin)😇. Vivienne and Neil have created an amazing home. The design and furnishings are truly deserving of a 5 star rating and we thank you for doing so. We have already booked for next year and look forward to another wonderful holiday in Skye. Gail & Joe Thomas
Patricia and Graeme Bell
Not sure we can beat any of your other reviews they sum up everything we have to say too. Had a wonderful stay at Captains Rest, Vivienne was a superb host from initial contact up until we met her at the house. Her generosity with information, delightful goodies of food and bottle of bubbles was a beautiful way to start our week. To initially come over last wee bit to the wonderful views was just 💥mind💥 blowing. We missed seeing Danny MacAskill at Loch Coruisk but seeing a minky whale was a pretty good alternative. We love Skye and hopefully we will return again.
John and Susan
We thoroughly enjoyed time at Captain's Rest last week. Vivienne and Neil have done a fantastic job with the design, layout and furnishing of the house. Although the location is excellent for visiting all parts of Skye we did spend a lot of time just taking in the views overlooking the loch and the Cullins in the distance. The house was very well equipped and the welcome pack was great. We definitely would like to return in the future.